Murgon is a rural town and locality in the South Burnett Region, Queensland, Australia. It is situated on the Bunya Highway 270 kilometres (170 min) north-west of the state capital, Brisbane. At the 2016 Australian Census, the town recorded a population of 2,378. Murgon is in the region of Queensland known as the South Burnett, the southern part of the Burnett River catchment. Attractions of Murgon include winemaking, fishing on the nearby Bjelke-Petersen Dam and gem-fossicking. Industries include peanuts, dairy farming, beef and cattle production and wine. The Indigenous Australian settlement of Cherbourg is just south of Murgon.

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Our Picks on what to Do in Murgon QLD

Wondai Visitor Information Centre and South Burnett Timber Industry Museum

The Queensland Dairy & Heritage Museum

The Ration Shed Museum

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Warana Hotel Motel

Murgon City Motor Inn

Royal Hotel

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Dan's Diner

The Australian Hotel Murgon

Riya's Cafe & Restaurant

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Location Information 

  • Population: 2378
  • State electorate(s): Nanango
  • Federal Division(s): Wide Bay
  • Population information is based on 2016 Census data.
Acknowledgement of Country

Murgon QLD is located on the following Aboriginal Nation/s.

Wakawaka acknowledges the Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples as the first inhabitants of the nation and the traditional custodians of the lands where we live, learn and work.